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You should start a blog on your website. Search answer sites like Yahoo! answers to find out what popular questions people have about accounting and create blog posts which answer these questions. Submit your blog feed to directories, ping your blog, and share your blog with others (forum signature, email signature, etc.). Continue to do this frequently and over time your clients will find you.
There are many free on-line advertising avenues you may choose, from google to craigslist. The yellow pages is also a powerful tool. A small ad wont really cost you all that much a month. While you are looking at the yellow pages check out your local small businesses and contact them to see if they are satisfied with their accountant. Printing up flyers or mailing post cards is another idea. Join CPA clubs and unions and get to know your competition. See how they started their businesses. Your business is probably like an architectural business. Most of our clients come from word of mouth. So which ever avenue or combination of avenues you decide to take, one thing is for sure, you need to start a list of references to help procure clients. Good luck and would like to here back about your success!
i would like to say that moderator melinda suggestion is good for you. Make first step is start a blog on your website. But if you want to choose more authentic way. you should start with flyer or mailing post cards.
and makes calls,visit in the nearest business places, use you references.
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I would think you need to think local , very local . a facebook fanpage could help . a good google places listing will take care of seo for you for local searchs but for quick results you need to think about more traditional methods such as word of mouth or offer a local charity or church free services .hand pens out to local trades people with your contact details on .
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